Awards

Carl Levin Award for Effective Oversight

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A core value of the Levin Center at Wayne State University Law School is to promote the development of effective oversight by legislative bodies.

The Carl Levin Award for Effective Oversight is presented on an annual basis to one or more individuals who serve or have served in a legislative body in the United States and who have led or played a central role in an oversight investigation conducted on a bipartisan basis with a dedication to fact-finding.

Nominations for this award are due each year by November 1.

Effective oversight award


Levin Center Award for Excellence in Oversight Research

The Levin Center Award for Excellence in Oversight Research promotes, acknowledges and heightens the visibility of scholarly papers that examine important oversight issues at the national, state, tribal, local or international levels and that contribute to efforts to improve public policy.

The award carries a cash prize of $1,000 and an invitation to present the paper at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit. 

Research paper submissions for this award are due each year by June 1.

Research award